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Where to Find the Legendary Lipizzan Horses

Where to Find the Legendary Lipizzan Horses

Even if you’ve never heard of Lipizzan horses, you probably know what they look like. These beautiful white horses are practically the stuff of legend. The breed dates back to the 16th century, when they were intended for the Hapsburg royal family. A village in modern-day Slovenia, Lipica, or Lipizza in Italian, provided the name. While both

Central Europe’s Best Christmas Markets

Central Europe’s Best Christmas Markets

If you’re planning a Central European vacation over the holidays, you’re in luck because you’ll get to experience some of the Continent’s most festive and atmospheric holiday markets. Salzburg, Vienna and Munich host very popular markets each year, with live music and cultural activities alongside delicious traditional food, seasonal sweets and hot drinks. So enjoy the holidays, and explore Central

Dictatorial, in a Good Way

Dictatorial, in a Good Way

We arranged a 12 day tour of Central Europe for Jing Lu and her family, taking in Berlin, Prague, Vienna and Budapest. Our guests describe what it’s like to travel with JayWay better than we ever could! I am so blessed to have found JayWay Travel. Jayway planned our trip and executed it to such

Vienna’s Most Pleasant Parks

Vienna’s Most Pleasant Parks

Vienna is a city of elegance, where a regal past meets the beautiful present. You’ll find no shortage of things to do in Vienna, and when it’s time to take a break from the concert halls and museums, there are also plenty of green spaces where you can relax and while away an afternoon. Prater Park:

Where to go in 2016?

Where to go in 2016?

It’s that time of year again, when thoughts turn to possible spring and summer vacation destinations. Travel journalists are particularly good at coming up with lists, so we’ve collated our own list-of-lists. For travellers who prefer to tread where none of your friends have ventured before, we’ve added our own suggestions for cities that haven’t yet made the mainstream,

Vienna’s Cultural Classics

Vienna’s Cultural Classics

Vienna is renowned worldwide for its opera and classical music, so it’s no surprise that many of our guests want to add a night at the opera or a classical concert to the Vienna leg of a European tour. There’s so much to choose from in this brilliant city of classical music, so we’d like to present

Guest Interview: Ellen Offner

Guest Interview: Ellen Offner

JayWay Travel guest Ellen Offner (pictured above with husband Arnie outside Budapest’s Szechenyi baths) isn’t only a seasoned world traveler, she’s also a dynamic blogger covering Europe, Asia, Africa, Latin America and North America — just about every place there is to explore! I recently sat down with Ellen to get some inspiration from her

Kittens & Cappuccino: Central Europe’s Cat Cafes

Kittens & Cappuccino: Central Europe’s Cat Cafes

One of the most intriguing destinations for European travel, Central Europe is very inviting for tourists looking for a combination of gorgeous cities, pristine nature, and delicious regional cuisine. But cities as far-flung as Vienna, Budapest and Tallinn are specifically inviting for cat lovers, as the phenomenon of cat cafes becomes increasingly popular. These are comfy places with live-in